alphabetical letter خ خ The seventh letter of the alphabet: called خَآءٌ [and خَا (respecting which latter see the letter ب)]. It is one of the letters termed مَهْمُوسَة [or non-vocal, i. e. pronounced with the breath only, without the voice]; and of those termed حَلْقِيَّة [i. e. faucial, or guttural]: its place of utterance is the same as that of غ [which differs from it in being vocal]. (L.) -A2- [As a numeral, it denotes Six hundred.]

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